Selin Speaks at GTL Symposium


Henrik Selin, Associate Professor of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, spoke at the Global Teamwork Lab Symposium at the University of Tokyo on March 10, 2016. 

The symposium was held at the university’s Kashiwa Campus, was set up specifically to promote new forms of cross-disciplinary collaboration and education.

Panels and presentations were held around the themes of designing multidisciplinary graduate education in research universities and strengthening research collaborations between universities, governments and the private sector.

Selin spoke about experiences at American and Swedish universities, including the Pardee School, in developing interdisciplinary graduate curricula as well as about the benefits of linking research to decision-making using the area of hazardous substances and waste as an illustrative example.

Henrik Selin conducts research and teaches classes on global and regional politics and policy making on environment and sustainable development. His most recent book is EU and Environmental Governance, by Routledge Press, and is also the author of Global Governance of Hazardous Chemicals: Challenges of Multilevel Management by MIT Press. Learn more about him here.